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runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
odorous - having an odor
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
accost - approach and speak first to a person
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks